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Pre-Norman fortification in eleventh and twelfth-century Ireland
(Publications du CRAHM, Château Gaillard, Université de Caen, 2012)
This paper examines the evolution of fortification in Connacht during the 11th and 12th centuries, prior to the arrival of theAnglo-Normans to Ireland in 1169. Our main argument is that Irish fortresses of the period, while ...
Space, place and displacement in two Gaelic songs
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)
A discussion of the texts, music and cultural context of two songs from Tory Island, drawing on contemporary theoretical perspectives on spatiality and place.
Ceol agus amhránaíocht
(Comhairle Bhéaloideas Éireann (Four Courts), 2013)
Discussion of transmission and performance of traditional song.
Gaelic Games and 'the Movies'
(Irish Academic Press, 2009)
From the earliest days of the cinema, sport was one of the most popular subjects of representation. Unsurprisingly, when film arrived in Ireland, Irish sport, including gaelic games, would soon feature. Gaelic games were ...
The Gaelic Undertow: Seán Ó hEochaidh's field trip to the Bluestacks in 1947
(Cambridge Scholars' Press, 2013)
A discussion of perspectives by Seán Ó hEochaidh in life in the Bluestack Mountains, Co. Donegal, in the mid-twentieth century.
What's smart about working from home? Telework and the sustainable consumption of distance in Ireland
The use of technology is pervasive in contemporary society transforming lives and work environments. The internet and the availability of portable personal communication devices have resulted in immense societal change. ...
Consuming distance or (all) consuming work? The case of telework
The reality of anthropogenic climate change and the consequences for society and environment is of growing concern to many worldwide. Sustainable Development - development which addresses existing human needs while ...
Solas ar na Dumhchannaí: Aistí i gcuimhne ar Mhuiris Ó Meara
Traces the emergence of 'Amhrán Mhaínse' as a major musical symbol of Gaeltacht identity from the 1950s onward.
1916 and Irish literature, culture and society: an introduction
(Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2015)
1916 marked an important moment in the development of modern Ireland. The continuing resonance of the Republican Rising that took place in that year was evident in the now much quoted editorial of The Irish Times (18 Nov ...
Flutes, pipes, or bagpipes? Observations on the terminology of woodwind instruments in Old and Middle Irish
Old and Middle Irish sources offer a rich array of terms referring to woodwind instruments. However, terms like buinne, cúisech, cuisle, fetán, pípa, etc. are variously translated as ‘flute’, ‘whistle’, ‘pipe’, ‘bagpipe’ ...